OHS Practice

Course code OHSE2610Units 10Level 2000Faculty of Health and MedicineSchool of Health Sciences

The course is only offered externally in Singapore and focuses on experiential learning and problem based learning (pbl) techniques.
This course considers the fundamental principles & practices of occupational safety and health management systems in a wide range of working environments with reference to Singapore OHS legislation.

Available in 2015

UoN SingaporeTrimester 1
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesOn completion of the course, students will be able to:
1. Establish an OSH policy and procedures, objectives and processes to deliver results
2. Implement the processes
3. Monitor and measure processes and report the results
4. Take actions to continually improve OSH performances
ContentStudents will work individually or in small groups to develop an OSH policy and procedures. In addition they will examine the various processes to plan, implement, operate measure, monitor and review safety and health management in the workplace. Workplace visits will provide opportunities for direct observation of the various approaches to OHS management.
Replacing Course(s)N/A
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeNil
Modes of DeliveryExternal Mode
Teaching MethodsCase Study
Field Study
Experience Based Learning
Self Directed Learning
Assessment Items
Essays / Written Assignments"Report on a problem based learning exercise". This assignment is designed to assess the student's ability to analyse a specific OHS problem and devise solutions appropriate to the workplace. Meets course objectives 1,2 3 & 4
Examination: FormalA two hour examination.
Meets course objectives 2,3 & 4
Reports"Worksite visit report".
This assignment is designed to assess the student's knowledge of potential OHS problems in an industry and the student's assessment of the adequacy of risk management strategies employed. Meets course objectives 1,2 & 4
Contact HoursLecture: for 39 hour(s) per Term for Full Term
Compulsory Components
Requisite by EnrolmentThis course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Environmental & Occupational Health and Safety program.
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for OHSE2610